View Full Version : Interesting resource for Height Maps

09-08-2008, 02:47 PM
While going through my bookmarks and cleaning house I discovered that I had this particular site bookmarked and suddenly realized that this is an incredible resource for us to use when making maps and we need a height map. It even has Middle Earth. :D


09-08-2008, 03:48 PM
oh wow.... I just repped you for some other links.... but that is just a super find... you should clean up more often, you never know what you'll find in the cushions of the couch :D

09-08-2008, 05:09 PM
Very nice, RPMiller. I've definitely bookmarked that link in my cartography folder. Thanks for the link.

09-08-2008, 07:51 PM
Wild; it even has Wichita, KS! Some rep comin' at ya.

edit: By the way, it's worthwhile to follow the "How to create regions" link in the upper left. For your convenience, it leads here: http://www.rebel13.com/SimCity/howto.html

09-08-2008, 09:04 PM

Check out the one for western Cuba:


Gorgeous mountains just dying to be transplanted into another map :)

-Rob A>

09-09-2008, 04:33 AM
Great stuff ! Don't forget that you can save any of these as Height.bmp and then run up my free dragon flight app to see in 3D if you dont have a better height field viewer.

09-09-2008, 12:06 PM
Killer find!

09-09-2008, 12:40 PM
Haha! Check it out! Eugene, OR. Wow...
I can do a Bryce render of my home town.